Homemade Tandoori Masala | How to make Tandoori Masala Recipe | Tandoori Masala Powder

homemade tandoori masala
A quick, easy and flavorful "Homemade Tandoori Masala" powder using with fresh organic herbs and spices. It has a unique flavor of taste and a fresh aroma also.

Tandoori masala is an important ingredient in Indian dishes. It is a blend of spices, specifically for to use of marinating the chicken, potato, meat, fish and so many.  

This is a combination of aromatic dry and ground spices together to prepare this flavorsome tandoori masala powder. This powder is used in marination part or you can add into curries also just like other masala.

Now, you need not to be buy it from market, you can make it at home with fresh spices and store in an air-tight container. You can use this Tandoori Masala powder with up to 2 months. Till 2 month, it stays fresh.  

The general idea is to mix tandoori masala powder in yogurt to make a flavorful marinade which has an authentic taste to your dish

This masala can be used in many tandoori dishes like Chicken tikka masala, Tandoori Potato Wedges, Indian Chicken curry, Paneer tikka or you can use any barbeque / tandoori dish. 

Chicken curry

Homemade spices are always best,very easy and quick process. Well, the answer is simple – it’s

  •     No preservatives,
  •     Unique Aroma and
  •     WONDERFUL taste
Check out other homemade spice powders recipe

Another style of tandoori masala

sambar powder
chole masala
thandai masala

Let start this easy and flavorful recipe of Indian style Tandoori Masala Spice Mix at home with step by step photos

Author : Jolly Makkar
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Course: Masala / Indian spice
Cuisine: Indian

Ingredients :

Kasuri Methi / Dried Fenugreek leaves - 2 tbsp

Garam masala powder - 2 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Fresh ground cumin - 2 tbsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Kashmiri Mirch / Paprika- 2-3 tsp (if you don't have this, you can increase the quantity of red chilli powder to 1 tbsp)

Preparation Method :

1. Mix all the ingredients and blend in a blender.

2. Store it in an air-tight container. It stays fresh for up to 2 months.
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3. You can use Tandoori Masala powder, when required.

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Happy Cooking & Enjoy 😊😊


  1. Flavorful masala ...... Thanks for sharing dear!!

  2. Flavourful and a very important Masala as it enhances the flavour of many a tandoor, Barbeque & grilled dishes. The best part, it is home made with the choicest of ingredients and with no preservatives added it is just too good. Wonderful share dear.

  3. very flavorful and a handy masala:)

  4. bookmarked this recipe. Going to make for my son to take to Canada.

  5. Excellent share. Thank you so much Jolly. Looks perfect and flavorful. Bookmarking.

  6. I am getting the aroma till here... oh this must be amazing!

  7. Very flavourful and interesting share, nothing can beat homemade spice powders. Tandoori masala rocks.

  8. Very useful post Jolly. Masala sounds very flavourful. Homemade is always best. Thanks for sharing 😊

  9. This is a very useful post.. nothing can beat the home made spice powders.

  10. Flavourful Masala and very useful recipe post.. Thanks for sharing !

  11. Wow, thanks for the recipe will bookmark it. A must masala in Indian cooking.

  12. Home made masalas are always the best, and this recipe of tandoori masala sounds awsome, thanks for sharing.

  13. Jolly, thankyou. I was debating if I should buy a pack and now I don't have to.

  14. I love tandoori masala and it's aroma, perfect to cook any BBQ dishes and so simple recipe to follow.

  15. What a fabulous idea to have homemade tandoori masala, handy and ready to use in the spice cabinet! And it is so versatile too. I use it all the time for so many other things besides tandoori chicken,as you have mentioned above. Thank you for sharing your recipe for this delicious spice blend, Jolly! 😊

  16. Homemade tandoori masala is a wonderful idea as the home made ones always taste better than the store bought ones. I always keep a batch of it handy in my pantry.

  17. Very useful share, jolly. Cant wait to try it. Thanks for sharing.

  18. Home made masalas are the best, they are aromatic and fresh. Nice share.